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Ankle Sprains | Why Do They Happen Again & Again?

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Ankle sprains are the most common sporting injury and, for that reason, are one of the most treated injuries in our clinic. We all know that person; the person in our rugby league, netball team or soccer team. That person that always seems to have some sort of ankle injury. It seems as though they roll their ankle 4 or 5 times every season. Why do ankle sprains happen again and again? The short answer is that they aren’t getting rehabbed properly! The longer answer is what we will go into now. Read more

Lateral Ankle Sprain | Treatment & Rehab Strategies

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Lateral ankle sprains are the most common musculoskeletal disorder documented in physically active populations as well as a common condition in the general population. It has numerous sequelae that contribute to a substantial healthcare burden. They usually occur with poor landing technique, change of direction or general ankle instability/weakness, causing the foot to roll inwards, known as inversion. Most lateral ankle sprains occur in a plantarflexed and inverted foot position. Read more

Ankle Strapping For Ankle Injuries

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

What is a sprain? Read more

Common Injuries In Rugby League | & Prevention Strategies

Friday, June 08, 2018

In 2015, across Australia, there was a 6% increase in participation in the sport. This means across Australia 1.4 million people are playing some rugby league. In any collision sport, particularly in rugby league, injuries are a relatively common and inevitable part of playing. Read more